From outside, Afropop, classical music, reggae and hip-hop compete with the cacophony created by trucks and construction machinery
With five stages, 40 acts spread over two days and more than 30,000 fans expected, the festival can be a bewildering, if exhilarating, experience. Here’s a ...
Baby Boomers will spend money on music — if it’s from the golden age of rock
This year’s festival provides a meeting place of African and Western art music
Concord Nkabinde and David Klassen have put together a unique concert that uses Mandela’s own voice and words in a show that marries live music and the spoken ...
It’s music’s biggest night and the album that comes out of the Grammy Awards is also one of the biggest sellers
Music fans will be looking out for this album in their Christmas stockings
The festival line-up will please the jazz police and keep the revellers joyful
Even before his debut as a leader, Benjamin Jephta had established himself as a bassist of choice
Live-music lovers are in for a treat this weekend when the two-day Jam Jozi festival kicks off at Jo’burg’s Montecasino
Double album is a combination of old and new, celebrating SA music greats while setting the group on a new track
In the view of vocalist Ranee Lee, "Jazz is like a tree going through the seasons: there are times in which the leaves die and fall away and the tree goes to ...
Composer Philip Miller talks to Gwen Ansell about his many collaborations, including his work on the TV series Roots
Piano duo stuffs torn sheets of paper, latex, scarves, a pair of saggy green pantyhose and a collection of toothpaste boxes inside the pianos before starting ...
Setumo-Thebe Mohlomi visited Swaziland and found some unhappiness with the state of Africa’s music
This string quartet is not confining itself to a narrow range of music, or trying to imitate anyone else, writes Gwen Ansell
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